Nestled in the heart of the Etna National Park, an undeniable aura takes hold as you enter the Monaci delle Terre Nere estate. Composed of an 18th-century aristocratic villa and several private houses spread over 25 hectares — a part of which includes a vineyard — this exceptional hotel celebrates the rural charm of a bygone Sicily by combining it with timeless architectural style. Furthermore, it embraces an eco-responsible ethos that is perfectly reflected in its gourmet restaurant Locanda Nerello, where each dish strikes a meticulous balance between the exaltation of the culinary landscape and the authenticity of traditional products. A member of the Slow Food movement, the latter offers a wide range of dishes enhanced all the more by the Etna wines produced on the estate. At the Convivium Bar, discover cocktails concoted from local ingredients and carefully prepared according to the tenets espoused by mixologist Paolo Sanna. Staying at Monaci delle Terre Nere generates such incredible energy that, in addition to feeling regenerated, you will be left with the delicious impression of floating like a feather through the air.